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SRD2017 British Intelligence: the last fifty years and what comes next. In this talk Sir Richard Dearlove will review how differing threats have shaped the British community from the Cold War to the present day and will examine how it may evolve in today's uncertain world and beyond Brexit' 29 Sep 2017 19:30 0
EC2017 One Family’s Experience of the Holocaust with Eva Clarke Eva was born in Mauthausen Concentration Camp, Austria, in 1945. Come and hear Eva’s remarkable story. 10 Nov 2017 19:00 38

‘British Intelligence: the last fifty years and what comes next’ with Sir Richard Dearlove
Friday 29th September 
Doors Open 7.30pm for 7.45pm start

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Tickets: £10 includes a glass of wine
Tickets available from the office.

Sir Richard Dearlove joined British Intelligence in 1966 and retired in 2004 after five years as the Chief of MI6. He was then Master of Pembroke College Cambridge until 2014.  Since his retirement from the Intelligence Service he has continued to comment extensively on many of the issues now facing the West’s intelligence and security communities. He will review how differing threats have shaped the British community from the Cold War to the present day and will examine how it may evolve in today’s uncertain world and beyond Brexit’.

Sir Richard served as Chief (known as ‘C’) of the British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), also known as MI6, from August 1999 until his retirement in July 2004.  He was a spy master for thirty-eight years and served in Nairobi, Prague, Paris, Geneva and Washington as well as in a number of key London-based posts.
Sir Richard was elected the Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge, in 2004. Pembroke College, founded in 1347 is the University’s third oldest College.  During Sir Richard’s eleven-year tenure the College was notably successful.
He is now Chair of Trustees of the University of London, a trustee of Kent School, Connecticut, Honorary Fellow of Queens’ College Cambridge, adviser to several international companies, Chairman of Ascot Underwriting and a Director of Kosmos Energy.
He is married to Rosalind, Lady Dearlove.  They have two sons and a daughter.

 

One Family’s Experience of the Holocaust with Eva Clarke

Friday 10th November

Doors Open 7.00pm for 7.15pm start

Tickets: £10 includes a glass of wine
Tickets available from the office, online and David’s Music.

Eva was born in Mauthausen Concentration Camp, Austria, on 29th April 1945. She and her mother are the only survivors of their family, 15 members of whom were killed in Auschwitz: 3 of Eva’s grandparents, her father, uncles, aunts and her 7 year old cousin, Peter. Eva now talks about her family’s experience for the Holocaust Educational Trust. Come and hear Eva’s remarkable story.